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Peter Sculthorpe (1929-2014)

Australia's best known composer Peter Sculthorpe died recently at the age of 85. His music was shaped by his love of the Australian landscape and its people. In this 2-part interview recorded for his 80th birthday, Sculthorpe illustrates to Stephen Adams the many and varied influences evident in his own music

(1) Early inspirations (ABC)

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  • Twang!! ( 59′ 20″ )

    Lionel Bart's 1965 musical was a spectacular flop (RNZ).

    From Appointment on 18 Sep 2014

  • Claire Cowan ( 52′ 42″ )

    Claire Cowan, composer, collaborator and director of the Blackbird Ensemble talks with Kenneth Young (RNZ).

    From Appointment on 17 Sep 2014

  • Appointment for 11 September 2014 - Sara Brodie ( 58′ 43″ )

    Theatre, stage and opera director Sara Brodie talks with Christine Argyle.

    From Appointment on 11 Sep 2014

  • Judith Weir ( 58′ 17″ )

    Master of the Queen's Music Judith Weir talks about her compositions with Charlotte Wilson (RNZ)

    From Appointment on 10 Sep 2014

  • Jeremy Woodside ( 58′ 30″ )

    Christchurch organist Jeremy Woodside is currently based at Wells Cathedral in the UK, & soon moves to a new appointment at Westminster Abbey. He talks with Margaret Ogilvie (RNZ).

    From Appointment on 04 Sep 2014

  • Ode to the Organ ( 52′ 58″ )

    Eitan Cornfield from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation takes a good look at the pipe organ (CBC).

    From Appointment on 03 Sep 2014

  • Introducing Willie Manson ( 35′ 58″ )

    Willie Manson was a young NZer killed on the Somme in 1916. The songs and story of a lost composer is presented by Peter Downes (RNZ).

    From Appointment on 28 Aug 2014